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of what's happened in japan. >> he is a supporter of the nuclear industry, but with a big push lately to rest restart our stalled reaction of the nuclear power plant capability. this is causing real concern and soul searching>> there are 442 nuclear reactors operating in the world right now. 55 are in japan. 6 of those have had problems since the earthquake and ju tsui the past week. this is what the boiling water reactor looks like now. you can see the explosion happened in the secondary containment area but at this point in time the primary containment area remains in tact. for historical context the international atomic energy uses a 7 level scale for the nuclear event level one is an anomaly but a second is an accident. chernobyl was a 7 right now japan is a 4. that's what a nuclear expert said this morning and he added it could soon become a five. >> the worse case scenario is that the fuel rods fuse together the temperatures get so hot they melt together into a radioactive molten mass of mechanisms and is exposed to the outside. there are few radioactive it in to the ground into
japan with the latest. tell us some of the activities if you would in terms of recovery and getting on with life that you have seen. >> we are here along the coast in northeastern japan. the cleanup has began. believe it or not the big difference is as we walk into that area the fish market area the difference is they had a tsunami warning speaker. the speaker got out in time. they had 14 minutes until it hit in the northern part of the country. the land is flat here you can get hills 40-50 pete in elevation in a matter of 1 kilometer. cleanup begins here but there is rationing across the country. 4 hour blackouts including tokyo to try to get power to northern jap japan. with the problems they are having they are 20 percent below what they would have available on the country side. at night they are very cold. there are people with no power no gas no ability to stay warm with that type of technology. over the last figure after you hear a shake you hear something like this. i recorded this. those are announcements. i don't know if you can hear that or not but they go out over the lou
the country. 4 hour blackouts including tokyo to try to get power to northern jap japan. with the problems they are having they are 20 percent below what they would have available on the country side. at night they are very cold. there are people with no power no gas no ability to stay warm with that type of technology. over the last figure after you hear a shake you hear something like this. i recorded this. those are announcements. i don't know if you can hear that or not but they go out over the loud speakers talking about the cleanup. we had a pretty good jolt here and they had that kinds of announcement coming over the loud speakers to tell everybody okay no tsunami is coming. people are very nervous. >> very impressive how you manipulated that ipod. i never could have made that happen happen. many with families in the japanese islands spent a rough few days trying to communicate with loved ones. casey seigel is live in l.a. little tokyo to tell us about how folks are feeling there. rough may be an under statement. nearly 300 thousand japanese americans call the state of california ho
farland, thanks for joining us. >> thank you. >> and we're monitoring as well, the nuclear situation in japan. >> the country's nuclear safety agency now saying that the pressure is rising again, one of the reactors at the country's tsunami damaged complex is a set back meaning operators will have to vent gas into the prior, one official saying that every yorts to put water into the unit three reactor at the complex might not have been working. he says the operator will release gas into the environment and that this may slow work on restoring the power and cooling systems to the unit. meaning that radiation levels around the plant may rise, yet again. >> keeping an eye on that as well. and stay with fox news channel for nor developing news out of japan and liba. we're going to be back here in about 20 minutes with latest updates on both japan as well as libya. >> so, ah, your seat good? got the mirrors all adjusted? you can see everything ok? just stay ofth freeways, all right? i don't want you going out on those yet. and leave your phone in your purse, i don't want you texting. >> daddy... o
nuclear reactors in japan a larming reports on radiation seeping into japanese food and water supplies crisis at the tsunami and earthquake crippled nuclear plant appears to be stabilizing. here is david piper in tokyo. >> reporter: hi, geraldo. rideo active iodine has been detected in tap water, authorities say it's within acceptable safety levels. radio active part cells have begun to enter the food chain here, spinach and milk produced in the plant tested positive and have been banned from sale. there has been one positive tellment -- development from attempts to cool those overheated reactors engineers say they've attached a power cable to the outside of the plant this, could be crucial. if they can power up power systems it can help in cooling reactors. they'll try to get water pumps working as the second reactor then move on to other three remaining in danger of melting down. a japanese government spokesman says there is now stable saigs at the stricken number three reactor. this is important, is that that is the only plutonium reactor and the dangers of radiation exposure would
reactor 75 miles from here. the latest word that we are getting from the nuclear agency here in japan is that a second reactor of that complex is found to have problems, that seawater has been pump inside that reactor as well because of concerns about the lack of a cooling effect of the machinery there. and the recognition that some more radioactivity has been released into the air that there could very well have been a core meltdown at this nuclear reactor and the exclusion zone is extending out about 12 miles in a circumference around the reactor. we are told that over 200,000 people have been evacuated from the immediate area. beyond that, geraldo, we are seeing devastation as we go up and down the coastline here. further up and beyond where the reactor it, it is absolute devastation. that is where rescue relief efforts focused now, also the u.s. navy and other countries getting involved h heavily today, geraldo. >> geraldo: greg palkot, you stand by. let me bring in our guests. and in washington, nuclear expert paul gunter. paul, japan's top government spokesman just announced tha
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. it was another schizophrenic day with the biggest military intervention the iraq war nuclear crisis in japan. the president made what i think could be the best justification for the awkwardly timed visit. the latin american move from recent decades from mostly dictatorships to democracies could serve as an example to the middle east. >> national city advisor tom done says president obama is focused on the role as commander-in-chief. making sure the military team has clear direction on libya. it has three briefings with chief of staff national security advisor and military brass providing their assessment talking about diplomatic efforts and mr. obama and his team want arab involvement in libya effort. the president called key arab partner king abdullah. there have been a few lighter moments. they spoke to the nation of brazil and touched on libya and the middle east. across the region we have seen young people rise up. a new generation demanding the rights to determine their own fou tour. >> reports moammar qaddafi declared a cease fire saying either it wasn't true or violated. >> let me ask
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trying to figure out how to get the water out of the troubled nuclear reacts in japan. the u.s. navy bringing freshwater to cool the react ors. they are fearing that the seawater to cause further damage to the plant. miniscule amounts of radiation have reached as far as las vegas here in the u.s. officials in japan saying that radio active water is ten million times higher than it normally would be. no word that this caused radiation levels to soar outside the plant as well. stay with fox news channel for more on this developing story. i'm marianne rafferty. now, back to "geraldo at large." >>> i proudly accept your nomination for vice president of the united states. >>> a very nice person. she is very -- she loved her family and her friends. she was very smart. she was competitive. she believed in social justice. and she loved politics, she loved people. >> geraldo: former vice president walter mondale. she paveed the way for hillary clinton and for sarah palin as the first ever woman to run for national office under the banner of a major party. the 1984 democratic candidate for vic
students. today, we're gonna... >>> from america's news headquarters i'm marianne rafferty. japan saying the crisis at a crippled nuclear plant isn't over but insists it is not getting worse either. radiation levels in seawater outside the facility spiked to 1200 times the normal level. authorities trying to find the source of the increase. the u.s. navy bringing freshwater to cool the overheated reactors. miniscule amounts of radiation from japan have reached as far as las vegas. and severe weather sweeping across the nation tonight. several southeastern states under a tornado threat. hail, high winds and dangerous lightning are all possible. and in california, a second round of heavy rain forcing evacuations. high flood waters making it almost impossible to get around. crews are cleaning up from an earlier storm and they were forced to abandon those efforts. i'm marianne rafferty. now, back to "geraldo at large." for all our latest headlines log on to fox news disawm. .com. >>> i proudly accept your nomination for vice president of the united states. >>> a very nice person. she is very
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